Kristen M. Lambert, JD, MSW, LICSW, Vice President, Risk Management, Allied World Assurance Company, Farmington, CT, presented on Liability Issues in Integrated Care. Thomas G. Gutheil, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, presented on Confidentiality and the Tarasoff Decision
Glendale, CA / http://www.myprgenie.com/ via ACCESSWIRE / Mar 26, 2014 / Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of PsychiatryVolume 43, Issue 03: Psychiatry and Liability.
The goal of this program is to improve the knowledge of and protection against potential liabilities. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:
1. List common causes of complaints and lawsuits filed against physicians and psychiatrists.
2. Recognize obligations and take appropriate precautions when providing formal or informal consultations.
3. Manage risks when working within a split-treatment or integrated care model.
4. Protect patients' confidentiality and privilege when challenged under legal or quasi-legal circumstances.
5. Comply with Tarasoff-related duties that transcend confidentiality for the protection of other parties.
The original programs were presented by Kristen M. Lambert, JD, MSW, LICSW, Vice President, Risk Management, Allied World Assurance Company, Farmington, CT. Thomas G. Gutheil, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
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